Health board meetings
The 2016 Highland County Health Department Booard meetings will be held at 4:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month. If Monday falls on a holiday, meetings will be held on the following Tuesday.
HDH board meetings
The Highland District Hospital Board of Governors meets in 2016 on the last Wednesday of every month in the at 7 p.m. in the hospital boardroom. Meeting schedules for specific committees can be obtained by contacting Melinda Russell at 393-6101.
Paint Township Trustees
The Paint Township Trustees in Ross County will hold an end of the year meeting at noon Thursday, Dec. 31 at the Paint Township Hall, 9738 SR 41, Bainbridge. The trustees’ organizational meeting will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 2.
Lynchburg Lions breakfast
The Lynchburg Lions Club will have a pancake and sausage breakfast starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, at the Lynchburg Lions Club/Gun Club Building on Sharpsville Road in Lynchburg. It will feature an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast plus other items such as sausage gravy and biscuits. The public is invited.
VFW fish fry
Hillsboro VFW Post 9094 will host an all-you-can-eat fish fry for $8 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 2. The menu includes fish, fries, slaw, hushpuppies and a soft drink. The event is open to the public.
Social media classes
Southern Hills Career and Technical Center has a class to introduce you to the use of different types of social media such as Facebook and Twitter. This course will teach you how to create personal pages, business pages, upload pictures and much more. The Social Media class begins Jan. 4 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-9 p.m. for three consecutive weeks at the Southern Hills Career Center, 9193 Hamer Road, Georgetown. For pricing information or registration call Southern Hills Adult Education office at 937- 378-6131 ext. 357.
Democrat election board appointment
Pursuant to law and by directive 2015-39 of the Ohio Secretary of State, the county executive committees of the two major political parties may make and file a recommendation with the Secretary of State for the appointment of a qualified elector to serve as a board member to the board of elections for a three-year term, commencing March 1, 2016. The Highland County Democratic Executive & Central Committee will hold such meeting for the purpose of selecting and recommending one of their electors to serve as a board member. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6 in the basement meeting room of the Highland County Administration Building, Governor Foraker Street, Hillsboro.
Spark canvas event
Spark Creative Artspace will hold a canvas event from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10 at 251 Jefferson St., Greenfield. The fee is $30 for those 18 and over and $25 for younger participants and will include a stretched canvas, use of all Spark supplies, refreshments, and professional guidance and assistance. Registration may be made by mailing a check to Spark Creative Artspace, P.O. Box 325, Greenfield, Ohio 45123. Include your name, phone number, and email address. Checks must be received by Jan. 8. You can also order tickets by calling 937-763-2781 and leaving a message.
Open Door free meal
The Open Door free meal at the Greenfield United Methodist Church will not be held in December. The next meal will be on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016.
Commemorative McClain cards
Sets of note cards made for the McClain centennial celebration are available for purchase. Each set is $5 and includes four cards depicting historical scenes and items relating to McClain. A color, commemorative post card is also included. Sets are available at the Greenfield schools central office and at The Times-Gazette.
Lynchburg Lions Club candy
The Lynchburg Lions Club is selling bulk candy through December during regular business hours at Southern Hills Community Bank and Beechstreet Candleworks in Lynchburg. Fifteen different varieties are on sale.